The Close Out/Box Out drill will teach you how to closeout on the offense while staying under control. Remember, if the defender is out of control, the offense will have an easy time beating the defender to the basket.
This drill emphasizes principles of closing on a shooter and maintaining a box out for the defensive players, and it teaches offensive players to follow their shots.
Defender #1 reads that #2 is shooting and rotates to box out for rebound.
Coach can make this rotation hard or easy, depending on level of players.
Defender passes to next player in line and offense takes the fronting position.
When the coach shoots, the players below the foul line have to box out the players above the foul line.
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Throw the ball of the glass and work on triangle box out.
Working on rebounding has increased the number of loose balls and steals my team gets as well as increasing the way we crash the glass. Enjoy.
Box Out: See "Block Out"
Break Away: n. A situation in which an offensive player gets ahead of the defense for an uncontested shot.
Box out: To make contact with an opposing player to establish rebounding position between the player and the ball. Also called block out.
Box Out - Establish and maintain a rebounding position between the basket and your opponent.
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Box out -When a defender gets into a better position by using his body to stay between an opponent and the BASKET. Usually leads to a DUNK or LAY-UP.
Box out: See block out.
Box set: A formation in which four players align themselves as the four corners of a box. Often used for baseline out-of-bounds plays.
Box Out (see Block Out)
Brick - Slang term for a shot with very little arc that hits the basket and/or backboard really hard.
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Box Out Drill
Most young players have a tendency to jump when closing out on an offensive player. To teach staying down on closeout and also box out, a player passes from the baseline to the elbow.
Box Out Drill
Partner group up, one player practices boxing out for 10 seconds while the other attempts to get to the ball which is placed on the floor in front of them.
All players must learn this skill, as much as any other skill in the game. Even the perimeter players (guards) must box out.
Box out: Use your body to stay between an opponent and the basket and thus get into better position for a rebound.
Bunny: An open, uncontested shot, usually a layup or dunk. Also: snowbird.
Bury: Sink (a shot), as in "bury a jumper." ...
This play is super simple and fun for the younger players. But, simple things are often the most efficient, so try this with older players, too. It works, especially against a man to man defense.
Block Out or Box Out - Getting your body between the basketball player and the basket to get a rebound.
Blocked Shot - When a defensive basketball player makes contact with the basketball while another player is shooting the ball.
Box Out: In an attempt to block an opponent and set up rebound opportunities, a defense player gets between a teammate and the basket.
Also called "box out." board A rebound bonus under NCAA and NFHS rules, a team is "in the bonus" when its opponent has seven, eight or nine team fouls in a half and so gains a one and one opportunity on each non-shooting foul.
If possible, this player should not have to box out when the ball goes up. He can try to position himself on the side where the rebound comes off, get out to the side where he is clear of pressure, and make his position known by calling, "outlet.
Also called "box out."
Bounce pass: A pass that bounces once before reaching the receiver.
Box-and-one: A combination defense in which four defenders play zone in a box formation, and the fifth defender guards one player man-to-man.
If you are real close to the basket when the shot goes up, you must "box out" and create some space to rebound. To "box out" from your defensive position: go towards your man and make contact.
This drill helps players use their body to box out a opponent.
the blue or offensive team trys to touch or grab ball.
the red or defensive team blocks out the blue team by using their bodys and rear ends.
Don't foul, but just "box out" by making contact first then pivoting and putting your butt into honestly I say knees! If you get them in the knees its hard for them to get around, but don't be dirty about it either.
We tell our players that all players must box out on a shot, no one is allowed to get beat middle on a dribble, the players must fill'n sink on baseline drives properly, must closeout with hands high when their opponent receives the pass, ...
So box out and prevent the perimeter offensive players from getting an offensive rebound and an easy basket. Your primary job should be thinking how to prevent the other team from grabbing it instead of grabbing the rebound itself.
If the defense is a man-for-man, each defender must screen, or box out, the opponent to get between the opponent and the basket. Failure to do this by any one member of the defense can result in an easy basket for the opponent.
Furthermore, a Power Forward is required to Defend the Post, Box Out players from the opposing Team who are attempting to gather Offensive Rebounds, and Rebound the ball as well.
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6. Boxing out is just not a defensive skill. Use it on offense as well. If you properly play defense around the basket, it is easy to box out.
7. Defending the pick can be tricky. It requires lots of communication and experience.
See also: Basket, Basketball, Rebound, Ball, Shot